City Sports Round-Up
Hartford/SAND Midget Football
Eagles, Bears Win Midget Football Championships
The Eagles won the championship with a 12-0 shutout of the Steelers.
Dominique Rose scored both of the team's touchdowns against a
strong defensive by the Steelers.
In a rematch of last year's championship game, the Bears successfully
defended their title 7-6 against the Seahawks. In a contest featuring
strong defensive efforts by both teams, turnovers proved to be
the difference. The Bears forced five Seahawk turnovers, including
the interception that set up their only touchdown. Melvin "Bubby"
Perry led the Bears' defensive effort with two fumble recoveries
and Charles Baker chipped in with a fumble recovery and an interception.
Rodrecus Watkins accounted for all the Bears' scoring with a
touchdown and extra point. Clifton King scored the lone Seahawks
TD, which briefly gave them the lead in the first half of the
Courtney Gravely, Devon Little and Jeffrey Hernandez all scored
touchdowns in the Falcons' 18-0 shutout of the Giants. The win
sends the Falcons into this Saturday's A-Team Championship game,
where they will face the Redskins, who earned their championship
berth with 14-6 win over the 49ers. The Redskins' defensive squad
was the star of the game with a safety and a touchdown by Jesus
Cintron off an interception. Misael Rosado accounted for the
other Redskin score with a touchdown pass to Tyran Sampson. Andre
James scored for the 49ers with a touchdown run off a fumble
@NEWS = The A-Team Championship will be held this Saturday, October
31, at 12 noon at Colt Park. The game will be preceded by the
C-Team All Star Game at 9 am and the B-Team All Star Game at
High School Football
HPHS Blasts South Windsor 60-8
Hartford Public Running Back Darrion Williams continued his rampage
through the CCC-East last Saturday with touchdown runs of 64,
33 and 24 yards in the Owls' 60-8 win over South Windsor. All
of Williams' touchdowns came in the first half, as did TD's from
Jason Wyatt (2), Michael Vargas and Danny Diaz for a 52-0 Owl
lead going into the second half. Not wishing to run up the score
any further, the Owls took the heat off for the remainder of
the game, scoring only one touchdown on a 91-yard run by Albert
Lebron following a fumble return. South Windsor was able to score
a touchdown and a safety in the final minutes of the game.
The win ups Hartford Public's record to 5-0. They will next face
East Hartford (4-2) at East Hartford this Friday, October 30,
at 7 pm.
Weaver Bested by Conard, 42-14
Troubles continued for Weaver's injury plagued team last Saturday
as the team dropped its second game in a row, losing to Conard
Conard took a 28-0 lead into the second half but Weaver was able
to cut the difference in half in the second quarter. Quarterback
Tim Rush threw two touchdown passes, one to Shamelle Gibson for
25-yards and another to Ronte Eaton for 38-yards. Kimali Sinclair
booted the extra points on both TD's but a one-yard Conard TD
late in the quarter snuffed out the Beaver rally. Weaver's record
now drops to 3-2. This Saturday they will take on Windsor (4-1-1)
at home at 12 noon.
Bristol Central Too Much for Bulldogs
The Bulkeley Bulldogs came up short again last Friday, losing
34-14 to Bristol Central. Bulkeley's defense held tough in the
first half, allowing only one touchdown and scoring on a 69-yard
fumble return by Aedan Joseph. But Bristol Central exploded for
20 points in the third quarter and added another seven in the
fourth before Bulkeley was able to score on a 37-yard run by
Jose Ramos. Bulkeley now drops to 0-6 and will next take on Southington
at Southington (5-1) on Friday at 7 pm.
Wolf Pack Takes First Loss
The Hartford Wolf Pack took their first loss of the season Saturday
night with a 4-3 loss to the Albany River Rats at the Hartford
Civic Center. The game was the Pack's first defeat this year,
but they remain atop the American Hockey League's New England
Division with a record of 5-1. On Friday, the team had won its
fifth game with a 4-3 win over New Haven.
Ken Gerander, Bob Errey, Johan Witehall and Christian Dube all
scored in Friday night's game, while Marc Savard, Derek Armstrong
and Gerander had goals in Saturday night's loss.
The Pack will be on the road this week, facing the Cincinnati
Mighty Ducks on Friday at 7:35 pm and the Lexington Thoroughblades
on Saturday at 7:30 pm. Both games will be broadcast by WPOP-AM
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